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Monday, October 19, 2015

CM Halloween Blog Hop - Stop #4

Come in and sit for a spell! 

You have reached the fourth stop on today's Halloween Blog Hop.  My fellow CM Advisors and I are handing out some sugar-free goodies: ideas and inspiration for your Halloween pages and paper crafts featuring Creative Memories products. After you’re done visiting all the CMAs blogs be sure to visit the CM Blog & leave a comment for a chance to win some fun treats (no tricks)!

CM Halloween Blog Hop

How about some fun Halloween punch art? 

CM Blog Hop 

The paper I used in the background is from the new Trick or Treat paper pack.

Look at all these fun papers that will be the perfect compliment to your Halloween photos…and the new Trick or Treat stickers, too!  CM Halloween Blog Hop - Lisa's Workshop
The Gold ABC/123 Stickers work beautifully with these fun new Halloween themed products. (Thanks Candace for this great picture!)

Need a closer look at that fun Pumpkin Patch black (bookcloth) Mica album?  Here you go!
CM Halloween Blog Hop - Lisa's Workshop

Here is a close up of each each member of this “too cute to spook” group and the tools I used to create them:

BatCM Halloween Blog Hop - Lisa's Workshop

Body: use the new Two-Way Corner Rounder on a corner of Black Cardstock first, the use the Circle Cartridge and the Shape Maker System to cut out the rest of the shape. (Did you know that the wonderful, smooth, solid colored cardstock so many of us miss is back while supplies last?!  Check out the Going Gone section of my CM Advisor site while it’s still available!!)
Wings: use the Blossom Place n Punch first then use the Circle cartridge with the Shape Maker System.  Cut this in half for the wings. (See photos below).
Eyes:  Leftover pieces from the Border Maker System and the Bubbles Cartridge.
Mouth: Leftover pieces from the Border Maker System and the Picket Fence Cartridge (comes with the system).

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Spider
CM Halloween Blog Hop - Lisa's Workshop

BodyShape Maker System and Circle cartridge (punch 2)
Head: Inside of the Circle Tag made using the Shape Maker System.
Legs: Leftover pieces from the Circle Tag used with the Shape Maker System.
Eyes:  Leftover pieces from the Border Maker System and the Bubbles Cartridge.
For easy assembly layer the legs and head between the 2 larger circles.

Green Guy
CM Halloween Blog Hop - Lisa's Workshop
Head
: Using the same technique as we did for the bat first use the Two Way corner Rounder then finish with the Circle Cartridge with the Shape Maker System.
Ears: A Leftover rectangle from the Filmstrip Cartridge used with the Border Maker System cut in half
Eye:  Leftover pieces from the Border Maker System and the Bubbles Cartridge.
Mouth:  Leftover pieces from the Circle Tag used with the Shape Maker System.
Fang: A Leftover rectangle from the Filmstrip Cartridge used with the Border Maker System cut in half and trimmed down.

Purple Guy
CM Halloween Blog Hop - Lisa's Workshop
Head:  Circle Cartridge with the Shape Maker System.
Eyes & Nose:  Leftover pieces from the Border Maker System and the Bubbles Cartridge.
Mouth & Stems for Eyes:  Leftover pieces from the Circle Tag used with the Shape Maker System.
Fangs: A Leftover rectangle from the Filmstrip Cartridge using the Border Maker System cut in half and trimmed down.

Little DevilCM Halloween Blog Hop - Lisa's Workshop
Head: Using the same technique as we did for the bat first use the Two Way corner Rounder then finish with the Circle Cartridge with the Shape Maker System.
Ears/Horns: A Leftover rectangle from the Filmstrip Cartridge using the Border Maker System cut in half
Eyes:  Leftover pieces from the Border Maker System and the Bubbles Cartridge. 
Mouth:  Leftover pieces from the Circle Tag used with the Shape Maker System.
Fang: A leftover rectangle from the Filmstrip cartridge using the Border Maker System cut in half and trimmed down.
Tail: Leftover pieces from the Circle Tag used with the Shape Maker System and a piece from the Filmstrip Cartridge using the Border Maker System cut in half and trimmed down.

Moon
CM Halloween Blog Hop - Lisa's Workshop
Use the Circle cartridge with the Shape Maker System and punch out a circle. Position this piece back in the cartridge to punch out the piece, leaving the crescent shape for the moon.

Black Cat
CM Halloween Blog Hop - Lisa's Workshop
Body:  Use the same technique described above used to make the moon.
Head: Inside of the Circle Tag made using the Shape Maker System
Whiskers & Tail: Leftover pieces from the Circle Tag used with the Shape Maker System.
Eyes & Nose: Leftover pieces from the Border Maker System and the Bubbles Cartridge.
Ears:  A Leftover rectangle from the Filmstrip cartridge and the Border Maker System cut in half.

Skeleton
CM Halloween Blog Hop - Lisa's Workshop
Head, Ribs & Pelvis: Leftover pieces from the Circle Tag used with the Shape Maker System.
Bones & Feet: Leftover pieces from the Picket Fence cartridge used with Border Maker System. Cut one in half for the feet. 
Hand with Fingers: Cut down a piece made with the Filmstrip cartridge and the Border Maker System.
Shoulder, Elbow & Knee joints,
Eyes and Mouth: Leftover pieces from the Border Maker System and the Bubbles Cartridge.

Lots of tiny pieces were used to make this crew!  Use your Multi Purpose Tool to position single strips of Tape Runner adhesive on these small parts. Sure makes me miss that Mini-Tape Runner!  (Between you & me…it’s scheduled to make a comeback – not sure exactly when, but it’s in the works!!)

Thanks for stopping by!   The fun continues over at Fran’s blog, she is the next stop on our CM Halloween Blog Hop!  

In case you get lost along the way here is the list of all the stops on this fun Blog Hop:

Stop 1 - Sarah Fitzgerald
Stop 2 - Julie Tambrini
Stop 3 - Candace Bouldin
Stop 4 - Lisa Graham <------You Are Here!
Stop 5 -
Fran Smitherman
Stop 6 - Diana Brinsley 
Stop 7 - Stefani Jones

After you’ve completed the Blog Hop don’t forget to visit the CM Blog and leave a comment for a chance to win some fun treats!

Happy Halloween!!

Sunday, October 11, 2015

New Boy Scout and Cub Scout Cartridges From Cricut

(See below for some great deals & coupon codes for Cricut.com)Cricut Scout Cartridge - coupon codes at Lisa's Workshop

Holy cow – these are nice!   We have so many great memories from Scouts and it’s not always easy to find Scout related papers, stickers and embellishments.  These 2 cartridges will make it easy to decorate, make custom shirts, invitations, scrapbook layouts and more! 

Both of my Boys started as Tiger Cubs and crossed over into Boy Scouts.  My youngest decided Scouting wasn’t for him just a few weeks ago but my oldest is all in.  He just needs to pass his Scoutmaster Conference and Board of Review & he’ll have the rank of Life Scout.  The next rank after that is Eagle Scout!

Pinewood Derby, Blue & Gold, camping, hiking, Court of Honor, Eagle Scout and more are all covered!  The cartridge is also available digitally for use in Cricut Craftroom. 

Do Your Best…for Cub Scouts on Cricut.com

Cricut Scout Cartridge - coupon codes at Lisa's Workshop

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Be Prepared…for Boy Scouts on Cricut.com

Cricut Scout Cartridge - coupon codes at Lisa's Workshop

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While you’re at Cricut.com you might want to check out the October Mystery box. For only $39.99 you’ll receive product that is worth over $200!

Cricut October Mystery Box - 4 cartridges & more!!

What's inside Cricut's October Mystery Box? Cricut’s not telling. But they do give a few hints ...

  • It's valued at a whopping $208, but you'll be able to purchase it for only $39.99!
  • It includes 4 cartridges

And that's all they're sharing because they don't want to spoil the other surprises contained in this October Mystery Box! Purchase it for yourself and solve the mystery of what's inside! With Cricut, we know you won't be disappointed.

If you would like to know what’s actually in the box before ordering you can watch a video of Debbie ONeal showing what her Mystery Box contained.  These Mystery Boxes are supposed to all have the same items in them but if something sells out then Cricut will substitute another item of similar value.

Cricut Explore Air Bundle

Need to upgrade to a Cricut Explore Air?  This bundle is only $189 in October!!

Beginning 10/16:  Save an extra 20% off digital items at Cricut.com

Free shipping on orders over $30 with code: FALLSHIP